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Meetings & Special Events Manager Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$78,967 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is $78,967 a year and $38 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Meetings & Special Events Manager is between $55,913 and $97,848. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Meetings & Special Events Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Job Summary

  • Manages the strategy and planning of activities, and oversees staff responsible for coordinating and organizing meetings and special events and of various sizes.
  • Plans logistics and negotiates contract(s) for conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, entertainment, transportation, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements, printing, food and beverage, and other related issues.
  • Negotiates terms and fees, and executes and administers multiple contracts with facilities, vendors, speakers, entertainers, etc., for service, in accordance with budget constraints and company policies and procedures.
Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Prevalence in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Job family: Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job family population: 102,420

Estimated population of Meetings & Special Events Manager jobs: 47,825

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Raleigh, North Carolina

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Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 479,332 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

Meetings & Special Events Manager Job Listings for Raleigh, North Carolina

Events Manager and Protocol Officer
Jun 6
Raleigh, United States
North Carolina State Univ.
The Events Manager and Protocol Officer is responsible for managing the planning, production and ... Examples of university special events include Founder's Day, Lifetime Giving Societies and Pullen ...
Regional Logistics Manager
Jun 14
Raleigh, NC, USA
Ensure all deliveries (regular & special event) are made promptly & efficiently c. Manage driver ... staff meetings) 9. Conduct activities to support the business (e.g. support of sales reps, ...
Office Manager
May 24
Raleigh, United States
American Tower
... meetings and special events such as employee outings, holiday parties and employee volunteer days ... manage office security system and serve as office fire marshal • Serve as the office contact for ...
Retail Office Manager
Jun 12
Wilson, NC, USA
Broad River Retail dba Ashley HomeStore
... special events and update break room/meeting room materials regularly · Participate in weekly ... the management team and home furnishing consultants daily · Maintain awareness and drive ...
Prestige Sales Manager-NEW Store-Pleasant Valley Promenade - Store 1491-6250 Glenwood Avenue, Sui...
May 29
Raleigh, United States
Ulta Beauty
Plan and execute in-store events that deliver an unrivaled guest experience while delivering on ... Attend offsite meetings (may require overnight travel) WORKING CONDITIONS * Continuous mobility ...
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